Helpful links for materials transport, safety, etc. relating to experiment safety at the APS.

Internal Reference Material:

  1. Transporting Hazardous Materials
  2. "Natural" radioactivity
  3. DOT Small Quantity Exception to Hazardous Material Transport
  4. Air shipments of cryopreserved biological samples in dry-shippers
  5. Useful material shipping forms
  6. Institutional Review Board and Human Tissue use
  7. APS Beamline Guide to using the ANL Chemical Management System
  8. APS Protocol for Receipt of Hazardous Materials
  9. How to fill out the ANL 126C

External References:

  1. US Department of Transportation
  2. DOT Hazardous Materials Training Course Workbook.  This link may be used as a reference and guide for shipping hazardous materials.  This link is to a workbook.  Reading this information DOES NOT mean that you are trained in Hazardous Materials Shipping.  If you have any questions about shipping materials to/from the ANL/APS please contact your institution's shipping department or your CAT.
  3. International Air Transport Association (IATA)
  4. How to Use the Hazardous Materials Regulations CFR 49 Parts 100-185, a guide from the USDOT.
  5. Additional Guidance on the DOT Small Quantity Exception (from University of New Hampshire)
  6. APS DOT Small Quantity Exception class slides.
  7. DHL Prohibited and Restricted Commodities.

Please contact Bruce Glagola if you have any questions or comments about this page.


Reviewed and Updated: January 11, 2013